Posts Tagged ‘ cake ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Birthday Season: Berry Bundt

Fresh Berry Bundt Cake Years ago, when we lived in the Old Neighborhood, we had certain traditions. On the weekends, The Husbands would grill elaborate meats while we would make bundt cakes. (I’m pretty sure that this started with an NPR Weekend Edition story about the inventor of the bundt pan; if that wasn’t the […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Birthday Season: Angel Food Cake

Angel Food: A Betty Tradition This is a repeat from 2011, but it’s the recipe that I used to make the Tiny Kitchen Assistant’s birthday cake this week. It comes from Alton Brown and it’s always a winner. Use whatever flavor of extract floats your boat. The original recipe calls for orange, and I usually […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo The Most Delicious Crumb Cake

You know that you’ve hit upon your go-to recipe when people email you to ask if you can bring it with you to every event, from a late morning brunch to an evening book club. This is that recipe, and it’s going to be perfect for your Easter brunch. The best part of this recipe? […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo S’mores Cake

S’mores Birthday Cake with Toasted Marshmallow Frosting The Tiny Kitchen Assistant and The Husband share a birthday week. This means that the Assistant gets very, very excited about Daddy’s birthday (“Daddy’s birthday is coming soooooooonnnn!”) because it means that there are only four more days until his birthday. This year, his enthusiasm runneth over. With […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Carrot Cake

This recipe was my mom’s. I’ve always marveled at how good it is, particularly considering that she wasn’t exactly what you would consider to be a good cook. We never had sweets at our house, so the carrot cake was reserved for holidays and church bake sales. Its rarity made it all the more precious. […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Angel Food Cake

Betty had one dessert specialty, and that was angel food cake. She would bake one for everyone’s birthday, and it was far and away my favorite part of celebrating. On the flip side, her ancient oven often scorched the top, which means that I have a strange affection for overcooked angel food. The cake was […] Read More